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I whipped this one up in about 6 hours to be in the inner core of a larger scupture. 16g-3/8" copper and aluminum in a modified captive orbital hex chainmaille weave. Roughly 5" in Diameter.
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Date Taken
Jan 5, 2007, 11:40:39 PM
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gotclawz1's avatar
i just love all your work.
i just want to touch it and hold it.
there is something so wonderful about chianmaille, the weight and feeling of it against your hands or body is ...
infinitecreature's avatar
I love the colors... it almost vibrates! : ) And the weave is very nice as well.
Ellygator's avatar
6 hours?! The intricacies of the piece make my head swim just looking at it. This is marvellous!
UniquelyYours's avatar
You have been very busy this holiday season... nice work! I like the colors-
immortaldesigns's avatar
I like the weave, i'm gussing it's rather stiff.. could it be used for jewellery?
6 Hours?!? Bloody hell that's fast! I like the colours too, the copper is a very nice contrast.
Rescyou's avatar
This weave is extremely stiff, excellent for structural means. Perfect fitting rings are a must and due to the small ring size of most jewelry it would be a large pain. The closest I've gotten to anything similar in jewelry is a quad-orb weave I created some time ago: [link]
immortaldesigns's avatar
Ah ok then, well that's at least good to know.. I won't go wasting my time trying to make jewellery out of it!
I want to make some maille bowls and bottels, I really need to start trying some of these weaves i've seen in your gallery.
Splattr's avatar
Hi, This is very cool.
I like it alot
But I don't understand your words..

"..modified captive orbital hex chaimaile weave.."

- would you mind explaining further?

You say hex - But I only see pents
Rescyou's avatar
In it's true form it's called hex because it forms 6 cells around a center but I modifed it for my purposes. This is a pic of true hex cage: [link]
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